University of Colorado Hospital: AIP2

Aurora, CO

In 2009, University of Colorado Hospital began an expansion project including a new 12-story inpatient tower; 4-story critical care wing containing a new Emergency Department, extra operating space, and cardiac and vascular center; 6-story parking garage; and renovation of Anschutz Cancer Pavilion. The New Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion 2 is a LEED Silver certified building by the USGBC. This expansion project was modified Fast-Track using BIM coordination.

Project Team

EDI provided design and construction services for the new 225 bed Replacement Hospital, Medical Office Building, Parking Deck, and the Central Energy Plant designed to keep the hospital fully functional for up to three weeks in case of power loss.

Anschutz Cancer Pavilion

In 2013, UCH opened the five-story, 40,000 SF addition to the building. The expansion increased patient capacity by 60% adding area radiation therapy, urologic oncology, bone marrow transplant, GI/Phase 1 cancer program and surgical oncology programs as well as adding an infusion center. The University of Colorado Cancer Center is the only National Cancer Institute in Colorado and the busiest in the Rocky Mountain Region.

EDI was responsible for coordination of all aspects of the low voltage system(s) design process, including documentation, construction administration, systems integration, and procurement assistance.


EDI Services

As the technology consultant, EDI provided planning and design services for the following systems:

  • Security/entry systems
  • Fire alarm
  • Access control
  • Audio-visual
  • Structured cabling
  • Data networking
  • Intercom
  • Nurse call
  • Paging
  • Sound
  • Telephone
  • Wireless
Project Size
553,478 SF addition, 180,000 SF shelled space, and 45,000 SF renovation

Project Cost
$400 million

Technology Cost
$17 million